Emil Zátopek (1926-2000)
Czech runner. He held the wolrd record for the 2,000 metres and 10,000 metres from 1948 to 1954. At the London Olympic Games in 1948, he won gold in the 10,000 metres and silver in the 5,000 metres.
Martina Navrátilová (1956)
Czech tennis player (and American citizen cince 1981). She won the Grand Slam tournament eight times. She dominated women's tennis in the 1980s and won every major tournament.
Measures taken as over 60 percent of Czech Republic hit by extreme drought
Barbora Strýcová, 33, in “best form” ahead of Wimbledon semi-final against Serena Williams
Beer, schnitzel and mushroom picking – unique set of emojis captures Czech soul
Gene Deitch, Part 1: The Oscar-winning US animator who made Tom and Jerry cartoons in communist Prague
Holocaust child survivor’s dream of building memorial to child victims of the Holocaust comes true